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Cambridge State of the Market

A Closer Look into Life Sciences, Mixed-Use Projects, & Repositioning for Success in Cambridge

Event Ended On: Wednesday November 30 2022

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Speakers and Panels

Cambridge's Leading Life Sciences Developments & Leases

How Cambridge is Positioning itself to attract top Life Sciences companies

Kendalle Burlin O’Connell

Kendalle Burlin O’Connell

CEO & President, MassBio
Michael Wilcox

Michael Wilcox

SVP, Leasing, Bulfinch Companies

Future of Life Sciences: Development & Design Strategies

What, Why, How?: Ongoing Repositioning Projects

Brian Grisaru

Brian Grisaru

Director, King Street Properties

Iram Farooq

Assistant City Manager, City of Cambridge
Paul Shapiro

Paul Shapiro

Principal | Science and Technology Practice Leader, AKF Group

Mixed-Use: Building Community Around Office & Life Science

Community Development in Cambridge

Douglass Karp

Douglass Karp

President, New England Development
Mark Moreau

Mark Moreau

General Manager, CIC
Paul Bauer

Paul Bauer

Partner, Bowditch & Dewey


These are some key projects in the area that our panelists will be discussing. Read more about these developments by clicking on the links: 

Carl Rodrigues: Harvard Allston Land Company

Rob Dickey, Leggat McCall: 40 Thorndike

Doug Karp, New England Development: CambridgeSide

Andrea Windhausen, BioMed Realty: 585 Kendall



The Royal Sonesta Boston
40 Edwin H Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02142

Ballroom: Grand Ballroom

Parking Information:

Event self-parking, $15, Event valet service, $24

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Time Activity
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
Coffee, Breakfast & Networking
9:00 AM
9:45 AM
Cambridge's Leading Life Sciences Developments & Leasing
1. How the city retains its status as the top established & emerging city for life sciences talent & development
2. Understand Cambridge's demand, availability & pricing of top life science and office developments
3. How is the life sciences market impacting other markets in Cambridge?
9:45 AM
10:30 AM
Future of Life Sciences: Development & Design Strategies
1. Where is the life sciences market headed in Cambridge?
2. Future development pipeline and trends
10:30 AM
11:15 AM
Mixed-Use: Building a Community around Life Sciences
1. Building communities around thriving development clusters
2. Thoughtful redevelopment: Deciding the best use of space
11:15 AM
11:45 AM
Post Event Networking

Why This Matters

What You'll Learn:

  • Despite low vacancy, hear how developers, contractors and designers are creating more lab spaces for incoming Cambridge-bound tenants.
  • Office and lab continues to grow in Cambridge. How are other asset classes benefitting?
  • Understanding supply vs. demand for Life Sciences space in Cambridge.


How you'll do more business:

Hear from investors, developers, and owners about how the Cambridge market is furthering the development capacity of life sciences and office. Learn about how companies are creating more space in Cambridge's crowded market for increased development, and how this is leading to more mixed-use development opportunities. 


Who attends:

Investors, owners, developers, tenants, end users, brokers, lawyers, designers, contractors, architects, property managers and policy makers.


Why should you attend:

Bisnow events bring together the biggest power players in the industry to identify opportunities, build your network, and expand your business. With the largest audience of commercial real estate professionals in the world, no one knows how to help your business more than us.


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We hosted more than 72,000 attendees live, in-person around the globe in 2021. Our commitment to safety is no different in 2022. Our events follow all local Covid-19 regulations and protocols.

At this event, this means you can expect:

Enhanced sanitization protocols will be adhered to throughout the event space including regularly disinfecting surfaces throughout the event and hand sanitizer provided to all attendees.

As venue and local regulations evolve, the CRE industry continues to lead the way forward. As such, we will gather safely to do what we do best: network, connect, and engage to do more business. We look forward to hosting you soon.